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Bhagalpur Pillar



Bhagalpur Pillar, a mighty monolithic structure of 17 ft in height, is situated close to the banks of the Ghangra River in Bhagalpur of Bihar. It bears a capital at the top, which constitutes of a circular slab supporting a cone. The central portion of the shaft has been hewn away with age. Its east face bears an inscription of 22 lines along with a short epigraph in English.

The pillar has been carved out of rough grey stand stone and is worshipped by the local populace. It is thought to have built in 900.



Updated on 21st November, 2014
District: Bhagalpur
Location: Bhagalpur

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